Trek : Short Quick trek trip around Kathmandu :
is a fantastic hike from Kathmandu. Few people trek around
Kathmandu valley. Yet it offers a rich insight into the lives,
history, culture and religion of its inhabitants. You will
walk mostly shivapuri watershed forests and villages during
your trekking time. Shivapuri hill (2729m) is the highest
point of this trekking. From the top of Shivapuri, can see
western mountain Manaslu, Boudha himal, Ganesh himal range,
Langtang range, Dorjeelakpa, shisapangma and Gaurishankar.
In short we can see more than 60 peaks from here. And other
mountains can be seen and another gain of this trekking is
to reach Nagarkot which is the most popular point for viewing,
terrace, river and beautiful scenery green hill.
Day 01 Kathmandu to Kakani by drive and walk
up to High hill and camp
Day 02 High hill to Shivapuri hill
Day 03 Shivapuri hill to Chisapani
Day 04 Chisapani to Nagarkot
Day 05 Nagarkot to Dhulikhel
Day 06 Dhulikhel to Kathmandu
Shivapiri Trek-Second = 3 nights / 4 days
Day 01 Kathmandu to Budhanilkantha by drive
and walk up to Shivapuri hill/ Mulkharka
Day 02 Mulkharka/ Shivapuri to Chisapani
Day 03 Chisapani to Nagarkot
Day 04 Nagarkot to Kathmandu
Shivapuri Trek-III 2 nights 3 days trekking around Kathmandu
Kathmandu - Sundarijal - Chisapani (2150M) 5HRS
Drive from Kathmandu. TO SUNDARIJAL. Trial climbs up
through mixed forest and pass the MULKHARKA VILLAGE TO CHISOPANI DANDA.
In a clear day there are good views of mountain from east
to west. there are good view of mountain and Kathmandu. Valley.
Chisapani – Nagarkot (2163M)5 to 6HRS
An interesting trail takes us to the hill retreat of Nagarkot,
perched on a ridge 32 km east of Kathmandu. It commands sweeping
views of the Himalayas. Five of the world's ten highest peaks,
Everest, Lhotse, Choyu, Makalu and Manaslu are visible from
here. Nagarkot is also a popular spot to watch sunrise and
Day 03 Nagarkot
Trek to Sankhu and Drive to Kathmandu or Trek down up
to Telkot and drive to Bhaktapur. Visit Bhaktapur Durbar
Square and return to Kathmandu.
-Nagarkot -Dhulikhel -04 Days
This trip is designed to provide you exotic feeling of being
close in nature, villages or best described as rural Nepal
and at the most it offers you awe inspiring majesty and beauty
of dramatic mountain views. Your first destination is Chisapani
where you will be enjoying the real boon of nature being away
from the hubbub of city and your interaction with the local
people will add another experience. Early sunrise view at
Nagarkot is the most fascinating and mesmerising view. Dhulikhel
is your next destination. Treading along the unexplored trails
of Dhulikhel can be very exhilarating and enriching experience.
The stupa and shrines at Namobuddha in addition to temples
at Dhulikhel are worth visiting as it will depict a holy feeling
and tremendous peace in you.
Best season to visit: In the spring (March
to May) when the rhododendrons, the national flower of Nepal,
are in bloom. Also in the fall (September to November) or
post-monsoon when the weather is temperate and the skies are
Grade: Moderate. This is not a difficult trek although
it has some steep climbs. No mountaineering skills required.
This itinerary offers a gradual gain of the altitude to greatly
reduce the risk of altitude sickness.
altitude: 5416m at Throng Pass.
of trek: The trek can be completed in a minimum of
fifteen days, starting in Kathmandu and finishing in Pokhara.
If a few extra days are allowed for it is then possible to
enjoy several of the possible side trips and add immeasurably
to the experience. It is advisable to spend three weeks along
this route to fully experience the full scenic and cultural
Accommodations: This is traditionally a teahouse
trek with well-maintained facilities along the route. It can
also be organized as a camping trek as the valley floor can
provide comfortable camping spots in good weather. Camping
trek rates and fees are considerably higher as more resources
Preparation: Entry permit (NRS 2000) for the Annapurna
conservation area project (ACAP) is needed.
Facts of the Trek :
Duration: 04 Days
Trek type: Tea House
Max altitude: 2300 m.
Minimum Pax: 1 +
Mode of travel: Land
Kathmandu to Sundarijal
Dhulikhel to Noam Buddha- Panauti
01: Kathmandu to Sundarijal
Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal which takes approximately
one hour and trek from Sunjdarijal to Chisapani and it takes
about four and half hours. The unpaved road from Kathmandu
turns into a trail near a small hydroelectric plant. The trail
will enter through the Shivpuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve.
The first settlement you will come across is Mulkharka with
Tamang habitants. The route heads down the ridge through a
forest of oaks and rhododendron to Chisapani (2300m.)
Day 02: Chisapani to Nagarkot
Trek from Chisapani to Nagarkot which takes about six and
half hours. In the morning you are attracted by the northern
mountain views. Your trek starts to Chauki Bhanjag, which
takes about 2 and half hours. You continue the charming trails
leading you toward Nagarkot. Nagarkot, (2175m) is by far one
of the most popular destination. In the clear weather the
Himalaya range, stretching from Dhaulagiri in the west all
the way past Everest to Kanchenjunga in the east, emerges
from the darkness to greet the happy visitor with its awe
inspiring majesty and beauty.
Day 03: Nagarkot to Dhulikhel
Trek from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel which
takes about six hours. After you have your share of experiencing
the magic of Nagarkot, you are guided along the hiking trails
to Dhulikhel. As you approach Dhulikhel, a plethora of cultural
diversities, interesting traditional practices, lush vegetation
and rich birdlife unfolds before you. Dhulikhel (1440m.) is
a small town with a long history. According to the records
it has been around for more than 500 years. The artistic skill
and urban ethos of its Newar inhabitants have created a place
of charm and beauty. Streets are lined with bare-brick houses,
carved wooden windows, sloping roofs, pagoda temples and sacred
statues everywhere. The major places of worship here are the
Narayan and Harisiddhi temples which are adored with profuse
wood carvings. The Gokhureswar Mahadev temple, a 30 minutes
walk to the eastern part of town, is a peaceful and scenic
spot. The Bhagawati temple is situated at a height in the
western part of Dhulikhel and dominates the skyline. From
here, you can get a beautiful vista of the town and surrounding
Day 04: Dhulikhel to Namo Buddha – Panauti
Trek from Dhulikhel to Namo Buddha-Panauti and it takes approximately
four and half hours and drive from Panauti to Kathmandu which
takes about one and half hours. From Dhulikhel, the trail
climbs up to the Kali Mandir, a temple dedicated to Goddess
Kali. From there the trail drops down to the village of Kavre
and past a line of shops and tea houses. It then climbs again
through pine woods past Phulbari and up and down a couple
of more hills before you reach the hill of NamoBuddha. Namobouddha
situated at an elevation of 1750m is very important Buddhist
Pilgrimage located in Kavre District about 38 km east of Kathmandu.
The Stupa and shrines built in this lovely little hill mark
a very ancient holy site significantly enough where a legendary
prince named Mahasattva offered himself to a starving Tigress
with its several underfed cubs. This legendary episode is
depicted in a very nice stone slab and placed right next to
a holy Stupa.
Arrival and departure by Car. (Airport to City,
City to Airport)
Ground Transportation from Kathmandu to Besisahar, Beni
to Pokhara to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus
All meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) and Accommodation
Best quality Sleeping bags, dawn Jackets.
First Aid Kit
English speaking Experienced Guide (Licensed by Government)
and Porters (1 porter for 2 client).
All necessaries for Nepalese staff (all meals, accommodation
in teahouses, equipments, insurance etc).
Certificate of Trek completion from Himalayan Humanity
Any bar bills (alcoholic drinks, mineral water and cold
Client's personal insurance,
Meals and Accommodations in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Tips for staff (porter/Guide) etc
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